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Forum: European Delivery Today, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Trinitony
Why not try this site first. List the things that...

Why not try this site first. List the things that interest you. Then check the recommended locations on the internet to see if they appeal to you.

For books that I like, try:
DK Books. They show...
Forum: European Delivery 10-22-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,405
Posted By Trinitony
Your last post on this thread was September 9...

Your last post on this thread was September 9 when your car had just been offloaded in Brunswick. I am interested in hearing whether you were able to track your car to the VPC and then to your dealer...
Forum: European Delivery 10-22-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 980
Posted By Trinitony
In Austria last fall I was a witness to a minor...

In Austria last fall I was a witness to a minor accident. The police were called and I was interviewed by a policeman. He did speak some English but made the most use of my IDP. I never did hear any...
Forum: European Delivery 10-22-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By Trinitony
We spent a half day in Slovenia travelling from...

We spent a half day in Slovenia travelling from NE Italy to Marktschellenberg near Berchtesgaden. Slovenia requires a triptych but the roads are excellent. We did not stop in Ljubljana, spending...
Forum: European Delivery 10-19-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By Trinitony
Here are my suggestions: ...

Here are my suggestions:

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1. To get to Verona I will likely go through Innsbruck. What route is best factoring in scenery and good driving road vs the potential for...
Forum: European Delivery 10-17-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 377
Posted By Trinitony
That's good advice for two reasons: 1) Rome is...

That's good advice for two reasons:
1) Rome is not the place to take a new car. There is the risk of damage, parking is expensive and you are unlikely to find a convenient parking place near the...
Forum: European Delivery 10-06-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By Trinitony
Squeak, you are in a bit of a squeeze with...

Squeak, you are in a bit of a squeeze with consideration of the grandparents tending to shorten the trip and your wife not being able to do much more than four hours at a time in the car. On the...
Forum: European Delivery 10-06-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By Trinitony
Although you will be away from home for 6 or 7...

Although you will be away from home for 6 or 7 days you will really only have 4 days for sightseeing. When you factor in jet lag that is a pretty short trip. If there is any way that you can stretch...
Forum: European Delivery 10-02-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 728
Posted By Trinitony
That's a good plan.

That's a good plan.
Forum: The Travel Forum 09-30-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By Trinitony
Over the years we have driven the entire length...

Over the years we have driven the entire length of the Blue Ridge Parkway. It is a beautiful drive with many lookout points along the way. There are no stop signs or traffic signals along its entire...
Forum: European Delivery 09-23-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,109
Posted By Trinitony
In bed by 7:40pm! Too many stairs ?

In bed by 7:40pm! Too many stairs ?
Forum: The Travel Forum 09-22-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By Trinitony
Yes, we visited Colmar on our first ED and was...

Yes, we visited Colmar on our first ED and was impressed by the old town. Lots of very cute buildings. It is also the home of Bartholdi the sculptor of the Statue of Liberty. In fact there is a...
Forum: The Travel Forum 09-21-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By Trinitony
The probability of snow, both light and heavy, in...

The probability of snow, both light and heavy, in Munich at the end of November is 32% according to this weather site:

https://weatherspark.com/averages/28630/11/Munich-Bayern-Germany
...
Forum: European Delivery 09-21-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 474
Posted By Trinitony
Based on what you are taking for your wife in...

Based on what you are taking for your wife in your backpack it does not seem that you will need much in the way of clothing - just as well as there will only be room for a toothbrush and tooth paste...
Forum: European Delivery 09-21-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By Trinitony
I am not sure whether your trip will be "No...

I am not sure whether your trip will be "No sightseeing, nothing except driving, eating, drinking, sleeping" because it "snuck up" on you or because "that is the way you want it to be". The fact that...
Forum: European Delivery 09-21-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By Trinitony
Fabulous car. It is a very short drive...

Fabulous car.

It is a very short drive (just over an hour, maybe less in an M6!) from Lugano to Milan. On your way you you will pass through the town of Como but you will not see Lake Como. I...
Forum: European Delivery 09-20-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By Trinitony
Sounds like a good plan. Going up to Trier you...

Sounds like a good plan. Going up to Trier you might consider either 1) Heading over to Stuttgart (Mercedes and Porsche Museums) and then Alsace (Mulhouse, Colmar, Riquewihr and Strasbourg), or 2)...
Forum: European Delivery 09-19-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,647
Posted By Trinitony
We did buy the Paris Museum Pass several years...

We did buy the Paris Museum Pass several years ago and found them to be a good deal for two reasons: 1) We toured quite a few museums and so it saved us some money, but maybe more important: 2) It...
Forum: European Delivery 09-19-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 474
Posted By Trinitony
And we do want to see the dirndl and lederhosen....

And we do want to see the dirndl and lederhosen. But more of the dirndl please!
Forum: European Delivery 09-19-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Trinitony
A BMW bike would be a nice present!

A BMW bike would be a nice present!
Forum: European Delivery 09-19-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Trinitony
New BMW VDC Opens in Baltimore

BMW has opened another Vehicle Distribution Center on the East Coast - this one is in Baltimore. Hopefully this will speed up the processing of our ED cars once they arrive in the US. It would be...
Forum: European Delivery 09-17-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By Trinitony
I would skip Innsbruck. It would be a nice city...

I would skip Innsbruck. It would be a nice city to live in but did not seem to me to be in the league of Salzburg, Fussen/Neuschwanstein, Rothenburg, Nuremberg, Mulhouse, Colmar and Riquewihr. I...
Forum: European Delivery 09-17-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,364
Posted By Trinitony
In case you have not been able to find which ship...

In case you have not been able to find which ship your car is on, here is my guess of the most likely WW ship based on your car's date of arrival in Bremerhaven

Dep....BREMERHAVEN .........Sep...
Forum: European Delivery 09-17-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,364
Posted By Trinitony
It should mean that your car has been assigned to...

It should mean that your car has been assigned to a ship but not necessarily actually be on a ship. If you contact the Amsterdam drop-off you should be able to find out which ship. In fact I would...
Forum: European Delivery 09-15-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By Trinitony
Cochem is worth a stop and so is Beilstein. We...

Cochem is worth a stop and so is Beilstein. We did not eat in Cochem but had a nice view of the river eating al fresco in Beilstein near the ferry. Either way you should have a very pleasant time.
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